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day centre

A facility in the UK run by social services, a healthcare organisation or a voluntary organisation, which provides care, mental stimulation and activities for individuals who need support during the day, and which also provides respite for the individual’s carer(s).
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The government aims to clear the backlog of those on waiting lists for the day-care centers, which are for elementary school children whose parents are working, the officials said.
City of Porvoo, owned and / or managed day-care centers in new construction and renovation projects as well as individual furniture and Offering equipment.
Day-care centers in the San Gabriel Valley now demand $5 from parents for every 15 minutes late they are picking up kids at closing time - usually 6:30.
Parents are encouraged to pre-register their children at the day care center," Collins said, "to eliminate a possible one-day lag between the time that a child becomes ill and the completion of the paperwork required by state law for day-care centers.
Almost twenty years later, using the same logic, President Bush said he would veto any bill calling for Federal regulation of day-care centers.
The homeless shelters, day-care centers, prison ministries, youth retreats and rape-counseling services of America would be lost without them.
Tom Ridge announcing the first Pennsylvania day-care centers to go "online" as part of CyberStart -- an innovative first-in-the-nation Internet-based initiative that puts computers in Pennsylvania's day-care centers and links preschoolers to powerful educational material via the World Wide Web.
As a result of "good intentions" and obedience to divine orders, untold suffering is inflicted on innocent, powerless children in many mainstream Christian homes, schools, and day-care centers.
Subject matter of the procurement is to care for children in three day-care centers administered by the Velten with a warm lunch.
It's unclear who will take control of the leases held by LACA, but Ohl said it's likely the institute will retain the same day-care centers and employees.
Premiums are up 10% to 30% for summer camps, day-care centers and nursery schools, but the price increase is more a function of the hard market, poor investment returns and other emerging risks, rather than the sexual abuse allegations.
According to the lawyers, Chibikko-En, operator of a chain of day-care centers, and Masamitsu Maekawa, president of the company, admitted that placing two babies in one bed had caused the accident and said they will stop the practice.